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  • Short Summary

    Herbert Sidney is seen painting in his studio and C/Us of some of his famous paintings are shown.

  • Description

    Mr Herbert Sidney F.S.A. the Historical and Portrait Painter is featured in this "camera interview". Introductory intertitle reads: "We found Mr Sidney just about to continue his painting of "The Sphinx"

    High angle shot of Mr Sidney in his studio. He wears a velvet jacket and has a large moustache. A model comes in and he kisses her hand. She holds a wrap around her body. C/U of Mr Sidney as he looks at the model and mixes his paints. The model lies face down on a podium resting on her elbows in a Sphinx-like pose.

    Mr Sidney paints. C/U of the model - not traditionally beautiful but a very strong face. C/U of the face Mr Sidney has painted - very striking. "And later, we peeped at other studies of his. (Mr Sidney has had the honour of submitting several to Their Majesties at Buckingham Palace) "The Spartan Mothers." C/U of this painting and others including "The Monk"

    Item from Eve's Film Review item - issue unknown.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    986.22
    Media URN:
    17753
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:30:00 / 01:45:44:00
    Canister:
    EP 276

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